Jean Ispa, PhD

Professor and Co-Chair of the Department

412 Gentry Hall, Columbia, MO 65211
(573) 882-2796
Curriculum Vitae


PhD, Cornell University, 1976; BA, Cornell University, 1969.

Research Interests

  • Parent-child and teacher-child interaction
  • Early Head Start evaluation
  • Family and child care in Russia

Awards and Recognition

Jean Ispa co-authored a chapter that won the 2014 Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award by the American Psychological Association Division 52 (International Psychology).